What Can We Expect From Iron Man 3?

Published 4 years ago by , Updated May 3rd, 2014 at 7:40 am,

iron man 3 details What Can We Expect From Iron Man 3?

Now that Iron Man 2 has opened in North America, having opened in the UK the week prior, it’s already accumulated $327.6 Million at the worldwide box office. Not bad at all for a 10-day haul.

While we already knew we’d be seeing more of Tony Stark and his Iron Man suit in the future with The Avengers and Iron Man 3, it’s time we start discussing what his next adventure may entail by looking at what we know about Iron Man 3 so far.

The Avengers is slated for a May 4, 2012 release and since next year Marvel Studios will be introducing Captain America and Thor to the world, it could be two full years before we see Robert Downey Jr. on screen again as the popular hero.

That is of course, ignoring the possibility of a cameo appearance in either of the two Marvel movies next year. A common theory out there is that at the end of The First Avenger: Captain America we see The Avengers together as they unfreeze Steve Rogers and introduce him to the modern era.

What this all means it that by the time we get Iron Man 3, Tony Stark will be a full-fledged Avenger so the story will have to encompass his bigger obligations and the existence of these other heroes.

What will Iron Man 3 be about and who will his next villain be?

Ever since Jon Favreau brought us the first Iron Man, fans have wondered and speculated on when and how they can introduce the Mandarin, archenemy of Iron Man.

MovieWeb spoke with Iron Man 2 writer Justin Theroux and asked him about the Mandarin being fully introduced in Iron Man 3.

“Yeah, we tip our hat to that but that’s a tough one to get in because it’s such a big storyline… So that, I don’t know, and I don’t dare say it but it might feature in Iron Man 3, I don’t know?”

He doesn’t yet know for sure if he’ll be writing Iron Man 3 and he explains that they’re all focused on The Avengers at the moment before they put the next Iron Man solo movie into pre-production. For fun, who would Theroux play in the Marvel movie universe if he had a chance?

“I don’t know? Hawkeye would be great… No, I don’t know? Yeah that would be fun. We’ll have to see because I’ve never even thought of that? We’ll see?”

Before Justin Theroux hit it as a screenwriter with his script for Tropic Thunder he was an actor with big roles in Miami Vice and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. I actually think he could pull off The Ultimates version of Hawkeye [Update: Jeremy Renner is playing Hawkeye] so I have a feeling he has thought about it.

Continue to Page 2 for what Jon Favreau has to say about Iron Man 3…

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  1. First of all I agree with Rob Keyes and others in that the present universe as constructed in both IM 1&2 doesn’t allow for the use mystical powers but I also highly disagree that they can not be incorporated into the universe in future films.If Fav’s introduces them in a intelligent and creative manner,as he introduced Iron Man’s tech in the first film.I think all moviegoers would expand their imaginations and go right along for the ride,including Mom and Dad.The key will be doing it in a intelligent and creative manner not whether the audience imagination will allow for it or not.

    BTW,whether Favs uses the Mandarin in IM 3 or not may depend more on how well the Green Lantern does,rather than Thor.

  2. No… no magic. Wether you think tech or magic point is IM and IM2 are Not set up for anything other then tech in a “real” world superhero movie. You can incorporate much more sci-fi in comics then in movies where you can actually see real people playing these parts. Do you really want to chance the IM series to lead to dissapointment? Not me. Heck its not that hard to incorporate tech with bio. Even in spiderman green goblin drank a special potion to make him super stong….think about it.

  3. I absoutly love Ironman and Ironman2 i just cant wait to watch Ironman3.

  4. You should have done this right after ironman 2
    ironman vs. Hulk ironman makes a better suit to take the hulks strength. And bring the guy in hulk that had blood drop in his head from the hulks blood. People would love this but putting ironman3 after avengers. No that’s just a waste of time and money. You would have the hulk join forces with ironman so that ironman comes up with a medicine for the hulk so he can control his rage and anger I love this idea make a ironman 4 for the enemy of ironman because it would destroy ironman right now

  5. i think iron man will be a robot in ironman 3 and tony will be controlling him without getting into it.

  6. no he just going to make most powerful ironman in all of the series of ironman movie

  7. Awesome post bro !! totally worth the read after watching Iron Man 3 and now stumbling upon this post makes the read much more worthwhile. This is the first time i am on your blog and i must say this is one hell of site. Wish India Had one of these on bollywood.

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